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Buy to let buildings insurance

Whether you have invested in residential or commercial property, the business case anticipates a stream of income from the rents you charge tenants and leaseholders. That is the principle of buying to let. Any property you own needs the protection of buildings insurance. Buy to let buildings insurance is a particular form of property cover which recognises that the primary business objective is... ❯❯❯

Winterproof your investment property

In films and on TV, winter’s often shown as the period of crisp white snow, blue skies, log fires and woolly hats. Unfortunately, in real life, a normal winter is all about several months’ worth of high winds and torrential rain, punctuated by the odd icy snap. In other words, it’s a season producing weather typically designed to do the worst to your property. If you’re a landlord, there’s a... ❯❯❯

The Joys of Tax Season

It’s almost that time of the year again to pay your property taxes. Feel like you should be paying less? Consider seeking help, reduce your property tax amount without the need to hire an attorney and visit a certified expert. Don't stress about too much and make a quick stop to Old Navy. Get ready to save money and get jeans, pants and tops. Go for a flattering fit and get skinny ankle jeans... ❯❯❯

Property Valuation Methods        

Property Valuation Methods        It is not unusual to find estate agents offering property valuation services. In fact, most homeowners turn to estate agents whenever they need to know how much their property is worth. This is partly because estate agents offer this service at no cost. However, the only valuation report that can be accepted by lenders is one from surveyors that are registered by the Royal Institution of... ❯❯❯

Mortgage Closing 101: What not to do before the lender has approved the deal

Mortgage Closing 101: What not to do before the lender has approved the dealYou’re excited! The handshakes are done, the terms and conditions agreed upon as reality finally starts to sink in—you’ve just bought the dream home you’ve spent a lifetime searching for. After mercilessly pursuing your humble abode for months upon years, your hunt is finally over, except you’ve yet to sign a single document. No problem, right? The verbal agreement has been reached and all... ❯❯❯

Home security tips for residents living in building complexes

Home security tips for residents living in building complexesApartment, condominium and studio resident’s view of home security is commonly and unfortunately overlooked by the general population. However, home invaders do not necessarily target single family homes any less than they do with high or low-rise building residential areas. Apartment owners, on the other hand, are more likely to fear the community or neighborhood of which they live versus the... ❯❯❯

Six Ways to Prepare for a Monthly Mortgage

Six Ways to Prepare for a Monthly Mortgage  For first-time homebuyers, paying a mortgage can seem extremely daunting, especially with the shifting housing market. Because of the housing crisis a few years ago, it is much more difficult for potential homebuyers to get mortgage lending. With banks requiring larger down payments, many are having to save more before putting an offer down on a home. If you are ready to commit to owning a... ❯❯❯

Choosing a Home and Neighbourhood

You have just made a decision to move to a new area and it is now time to start looking for a new home. Getting pre-approved for a mortgage is a good first step. After that, it is easy to start to look at homes on the internet but is that the best place to start your home search? Before you start looking at Crown Isle homes for sale there are a few things that you should do first. City or Rural... ❯❯❯

Why your home isn’t selling

Why your home isn’t sellingIf you have been trying to sell your home and have had no success, you are probably very frustrated with the whole process. You are probably also wondering what you are doing wrong, why your home isn’t hooking a buyer more easily. Here, we will look at a variety of things that could be keeping your home from selling and what you can do to fix them. Your house priced too high One of the biggest... ❯❯❯

3 Tips on Selling Your Home Fast

One of the most stressful undertakings a person can be involved in is the selling of a home. There are a number of factors that go into the selling of a home and neglecting any of them can lead to a disaster. With the housing market on the rise, many homeowners looking to sell fast and strike while the iron is hot. The first thing you need to do when trying to sell your home fast is to enlist the... ❯❯❯